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Wildfire preparation in Dammeron Valley

Wildfire is a year-round risk in Dammeron Valley and is particularly high during the summer months when temperatures are high and humidity is low. DVFR is here to help residents mitigate property risk and create a wildfire action plan to prepare for a fire.

Explore the resources on this page and schedule your property assessment to start your preparation plan today!

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Report your time spent on fuels mitigation

The time you spend reducing fuels on your property can help secure resources for wildfire prevention and risk mitigation for Dammeron Valley. 

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Property review and plan

Schedule an on-site property assessment and get specific recommendations on how you can prepare for wildfire season. A member of DVFR will meet with you and provide a customized plan to create a 5-foot zone to protect your home.

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Protect from embers

Embers are the main threat to your home during a wildfire. Clear needles, leaves, and other debris from your rain gutters and around your home to reduce your risk. Small steps now can make a big difference when disaster strikes!

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Maintain landscaping

Dry lawns and shrubs can easily ignite with just a few embers from a wildfire. Keep your lawn mowed and hydrated and trim shrubs and bushes to create breaks in the landscaping. 

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Plan for horses

Preparing horses for evacuation during a wildfire requires an extra level of planning. Build an evacuation kit for each horse and practice your evacuation plan to ensure you're ready when the time comes.

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Plan for pets

You play an important role in helping your pets stay safe in a wildfire. Make sure they’re included in your family’s evacuation plan; and build each pet their own pet evacuation kit. 

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